One of the questions that has captivated my mind since starting my position is, "What is Park Planning?" It's almost comical asking supervisors and other planners I've met how they would define planning because it's so many things. Planning requires interdisciplinary teams for context-specific questions....

Hello Internet! Diana Quintero (me) is back to LHIP for a second round! Last year was my first year in the Latino Heritage Internship Program, and I had such beautiful experiences and loved it so much that I decided to apply again for one of these...

For some interns, they still have a couple more weeks, but it's the end of the road for me at the Chaco-Aztec Museum and Archives Facility in Chaco. I am set to turn over everything I've done this summer on Friday, and head to the...

Today I showed up to Chaco Museum and Archives facility and realized just how quickly this internship has gone by.  A lot of what I do here is behind the scenes work, but it's work that helps keep the public informed of how cultural heritage is...

Howdy, everyone. Thanks again for (virtually) joining me in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This week's blog topic is relevant to what I have been working on for the past two weeks. This past week I gave a practice tour to the staff here and demonstrated the...

Chaco-Aztec Outreach Explained The nitty-gritty Day-to-day Have you ever wondered about the research that is conducted in national parks, monuments, and historic sites?  Very much related to my work as an intern, the artifacts and specimens from research conducted in national parks, monuments, and historic sites are...